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Green Beans and Red Onion with Warm Mustard Vinaigrette

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
The simple vinaigrette is briefly warmed to bring out the mustard's hot bite. You can also heat the dressing in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH for 1 minute.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 69
  • caloriesfromfat 38 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 1.8 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 10.4 g
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 232 mg
  • calcium 54 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook green beans in boiling water for 6 minutes or until crisp-tender, and drain. Combine the green beans and onion in a large bowl.

  2. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil, salt, and black pepper; cook over medium heat 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated, stirring vinaigrette constantly with a whisk. Drizzle vinaigrette over bean mixture; toss well to coat. Serve immediately.